Catholic church has new pope; white smoke rises

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This April 4, 2005 file photo shows Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, celebrating a Mass in honor of Pope John Paul II at the Buenos Aires Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Bergoglio, who took the name of Pope Francis, was elected on Wednesday.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope. He is the first pontiff from Americas. Bergoglio has chosen the name...

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The following area schools are operating on a two-hour delay Tuesday:

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BERWICK — Officers say they searched a mobile home for heroin here Monday morning, then lay in wait until the alleged supplier arrived in a vehicle carrying even more of the drug.

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BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man in jail on child porn charges tried to kill himself in the Columbia County Prison showers Monday, officials said.

Erick S. Myhre, 39, used a shaving...

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